Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department (OPD) has been awarded a $290,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement activity and public awareness efforts aimed at preventing traffic-related deaths and injuries. OPD will use the funding as part of the City of Oakland’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Department Homicide Investigators have released the name and photo of the suspect who is wanted in the fatal shooting of an ice cream vendor.
Investigators have released this photo of wanted suspect Joevan Lopez, whom they believe is responsible for fatally shooting ice cream vendor Jasvir Singh, 45, on October 3, 2015 at 4:31 PM in the 9300 block of Peach Street. more »
Oakland, CA — On September 26, 2015 from 10 AM to 2 PM, the Oakland Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Officer Jon Low will be facilitating the program at OPD.
The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. more »
Oakland, CA – Today, Oakland Police Homicide investigators released video surveillance footage - link attached -of an additional person of interest in the shooting of Berkeley-based musician Emilio Nevarez, who was shot and killed on April 5, 2015 at approximately 1:00 AM in the 400 block of 14th Street. more »
Oakland, CA – Today, Oakland Police Homicide investigators released video surveillance footage of an additional person of interest in the shooting of Berkeley-based musician Emilio Nevarez, who was shot and killed on April 5, 2015 at approximately 1:00 AM in the 400 block of 14th Street. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI Driver’s License check point from August 22 to September 7, 2015 (Labor Day) at an undisclosed location within the city limits.
The 18-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety to curb impaired driving and save lives. more »
Oakland, CA—It’s time to organize block parties for National Night Out, to be held on Tuesday, August 4. Last year, Oakland hosted 600 National Night Out parties citywide. Our goal this year is to have 600 block parties, and we’re over half-way there, with 380 registered parties. more »
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the community in identifying a robbery suspect. Investigators have released these photos of the person they believe to be responsible for robbing a woman on May 7, 2015, at 10:45 PM, in the 3600 block of International Boulevard. more »
Oakland, CA — To protect the public against persons driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol this Fourth of July, the Oakland Police Department will be targeting those who put lives in danger. DUI Saturation Patrols and a DUI Checkpoint will be deployed during the holiday weekend and all officers will be alert to the tell-tale signs of an impaired driver. more »